Prizes Awarded at 1st Dominique Peccatte International Violin Competition

Japanese violinist Rika Masato has been awarded 1st prize at the inaugural Dominique Peccatte International Violin Competition

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Rika Masato Violinist

27 year old Japanese violinist, Rika Masato has been awarded 1st prize at the inaugural Dominique Peccatte International Violin Competition, in Paris.

She will receive €5,000 (US $5600) – and a violin bow by Swiss bow maker, Kaspar Pankow.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to 18 year old Marie-Astrid Hulot, from France and 27 year old Haruka Nagao, from Japan.

Bow maker, Kaspar Pankow will also receive €5,000 as winner of this year’s bow making section.

The 2016 jury comprised Patrice Fontanarosa (Chair), Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian,  Alexis Cardena, Laurent Korcia, Stéphanie-Marie Degand, Vahan Martirosyan,Christie Julien and Roger Sala.

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